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Record 1 - external organization data 1994-12-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Waste Management
  • Mining Wastes
  • Radioactive Ores (Mining)
  • Compartment - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
CONT

Radon is regarded as the controlling contaminant for airborne releases. This means that, if radon control levels are met, dust emissions and gamma fields will be within acceptable levels automatically.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gestion des déchets
  • Déchets miniers
  • Minerais radioactifs (Mines métalliques)
  • Tiroir - Commission canadienne de sûreté nucléaire
CONT

Le radon est considéré comme étant la substance contaminante de contrôle pour ce qui est des rejets dans l'air. Ceci signifie que si les niveaux de contrôle du radon sont respectés, les émissions de poussière et les champs gamma sont nécessairement à des niveaux acceptables.

Spanish

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